The Cradle of Europe
Rome is one of the most important cities in the history of mankind, imposing a unique influence on the development of the history and culture of Europeans for millennia and on the construction of the Western Civilization as well. Famous artists and architects, such as Bramante, Bernini and Rafael, resided for some time in Rome, contributing to its Renaissance and Baroque architecture.
Its historic center is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Rome’s monuments and museums are among the most visited tourist destinations in the world; attracting millions of tourists a year.
Places to Visit
Fontana di Trevi is the most beautiful fountain in Rome. Measuring 20 meters wide by 26 meters high, makes it the largest fountain in the city. The Fórum Romano was the place where public and religious life took place in ancient Rome.
Praça de São Pedro (St. Peter’s Square) is one of the largest and most beautiful squares in the world, located in the Vatican, at the bottom of Basilica de São Pedro where we can also find the Capela Sistine (Sistine Chapel), one of the greatest treasures of the Vatican. This is where Popes are chosen and crowned.